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Frederic Henry Chase

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Frederic Henry Chase

Frederic Henry Chase (21 February 1853, London-23 September 1925, Bexhill) was a British academic and bishop.


Chase was educated at King's College School, London and Christ's College, Cambridge, graduating in classics with the Powys Medal.[1]

He was ordained deacon in 1876 and priest in 1877. He was a lecturer in divinity at Pembroke College, Cambridge from 1881 and at Christ's College from 1893. In 1887 he became Principal of Westcott House, Cambridge. In 1901 he was elected President of Queens' College, Cambridge and also Norris Professor of Divinity. In 1905 he was consecrated as Bishop of Ely. He resigned as bishop in 1924 and died in 1925.


  • F. H. Chase, , MacMillan, 1893.


External links

  • Works of Chase at the Internet Archive
Academic offices
Preceded by
Herbert Edward Ryle
President of Queens' College, Cambridge
Succeeded by
Thomas Cecil Fitzpatrick
Preceded by
Adolphus William Ward
Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge
Succeeded by
Edward Anthony Beck
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Lord Alwyne Compton
Bishop of Ely
1905 – 1924
Succeeded by
Leonard Jauncey White-Thomson

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